Author Archives: Jason Sperber

About Jason Sperber

Jason Sperber is a stay-at-home-dad of 2 daughters and a writer in Bakersfield, California. He blogs (very infrequently) at daddy in a strange land and co-founded Rice Daddies, the group blog by Asian American dads, and is the resident hapa Trekkie at The Nerds Of Color. Follow him on Twitter at @dad_strangeland.

compromise

I debated whether or not to write about this. This morning, thinking about what I’d write tonight at my parents’ computer after the girls went to sleep in my childhood bedroom, I figured I’d muse about how different it was … Continue reading

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wordless wednesday: thankful

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by the book

Today, while I was cooking dinner and doing other household chores, The Button kept following me around with a board book in her hand saying, “Daddy, can you read to us?” over and over again. [“Us,” even though it was … Continue reading

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the holiday letter

As Thanksgiving fast approaches, I’m ever more cognizant of the fact that I need to get my ass in gear and get the annual holiday letter done. The family photo shoot‘s done, la dra.’s card design mock-ups are on the … Continue reading

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joy of cooking

Today I spent the better part of a drizzly, gray Sunday afternoon cooking for my friends and family. After all the prep and the chopping and the cooking and the checking and the tasting, all the juggling of cooking times … Continue reading

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naptime

Today I took a nap. And it was good. I like to take naps. If I could take a nap every day, I would. I don’t know what it is about taking care of children that is so draining. I … Continue reading

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night shift

So, this is day 18 of NaBloPoMo, and I’ve managed to keep the habit going except for the one night I was unable to get online or have access to WordPress. Week-and-a-half left. Have I written only great stuff? No. … Continue reading

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the mouth

Cute, right? I mean, there’s no doubt—The Button is a frakkin’ adorable kid. The crazy little dances she does, the funny things that come out of her mouth, and the expressions she makes on that face, which that same mouth … Continue reading

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#asiandadspotting: pnc grow up great

Usually, this sort of thing would be reserved for a post over on Rice Daddies [and I will post this over there soon, I promise] but, well, it’s NaBloPoMo, and just past the halfway mark, so here it is. Asian American dads … Continue reading

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grownup talk and teh internetz is magic

Several times in recent days I’ve been reminded how powerful a tool the internet is for connecting people. I started blogging, about being a stay-at-home-dad, because, in the absence of a like-minded community on the ground, I had discovered a … Continue reading

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